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Late Victorian Utopias: A Prospectus, Volume 3

By Gregory Claeys Copyright 2009
    406 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This collection of literary utopias calls for a complete overhaul of existing assumptions about utopian writing in this period. The representation of utopian texts in these volumes shows that William Morris is far from "representative" of basic trends in the genre in this era.

    Volume 3 Joseph Carne-Ross, Quintura: Its Singular People and Remarkable Customs (1886) [Henry Crocker Marriott Watson], Th e Decline and Fall of the British Empire; or, Th e Witch’s Cavern (1890) Michael Rustoff (pseud.), What Will Mrs. Grundy Say? Or, A Calamity on Two Legs (1891) [Charles Wicksteed Armstrong], Th e Yorl of the Northmen, or, Th e Fate of the English Race (1892)